Elmo cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexElmoTexasNational
Cost of living index9091100
IndexElmoTexasNational
Goods & Services index11095100
Groceries index9790100
Health care index7897100
Housing index5983100
Transportation index9794100
Utilities index109102100
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  • The cost of living in Elmo is 1% lower than the Texas average.
  • The cost of living in Elmo is 10% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Elmo is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Texas general sales tax is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Texas state income tax is 100% lower than the national average.

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      Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

      Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
      Owners$46,466$3,872$1,084$1,394
      Renters$49,257$4,105$1,149$1,478

      Texas Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Texas6.25%8.25%

      Texas Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Texas0%0%

      Goods & Services

      ItemElmoNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $19.00$17.498.6%
      Beauty Salon $55.30$38.1744.9%
      Toothpaste $2.00$2.3213.8%
      Shampoo $1.12$1.0110.7%
      Movie $11.50$10.727.2%
      Bowling $21.67$13.8656.3%

      Groceries

      ItemElmoNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.36$3.9011.8%
      Fried Chicken $1.59$1.4013.9%
      Milk $1.79$1.968.8%
      Potatoes $3.14$3.181.4%
      Pizza $10.84$10.394.3%
      Beer $9.86$9.236.8%

      Health Care

      ItemElmoNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $125.00$106.3417.6%
      Doctor $64.00$115.2544.5%
      Dentist $87.00$98.3811.6%
      Ibuprofen $8.65$9.266.6%
      Lipitor $310.02$466.4733.5%

      Housing

      ItemElmoNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $65,000.00$184,700.0064.8%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,658.91$1,273.3230.3%
      Apartment Rent $1,078.00$949.0013.6%

      Transportation

      ItemElmoNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.47$2.594.6%
      Tire Balancing $49.70$48.901.6%

      Utilities

      ItemElmoNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$192.55$167.6014.9%
      Phone $182.64$163.4211.8%
      Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

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      Elmo, TX1,53290-10%

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      Source: The Elmo, TX cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.